For the first time in a half-century, Canada has lost a bid for a temporary seat on the UN Security Council. Does this signal Canada’s diminishing standing as an international… Read more »
Excerpted From the Ottawa Citizen, Thursday, September 30 First, what the critics ignore is that it is not Harper who is seeking a seat on the Security Council but Canada…. Read more »
September 23, 2010 CCCE Partners With Ambassador Gordon D. Giffin To Strengthen Engagement On Canada-U.S. Issues The Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE) is pleased to announce that it will… Read more »
On BNN Tueday, September 21: A three-part part one, part two, part three: panel discussion With the rift in the Republican Party and the rise of the Tea Party, Headline… Read more »
Excerpted from The Literary Review of Canada April 2010 Review of P. Lennox and A. Milne The back cover of In Roosevelt’s Bright Shadow displays a picture of Peter Milliken,… Read more »
Sustaining our armed forces after leaving Afghanistan COLIN ROBERTSON From Monday’s Calgary Herald January 11, 2010 Once more, the Canadian government faces financial challenges. As Prime Minister Stephen Harper said… Read more »
A close relationship with the U.S. is no longer the liability for Canadian governments that it became under president George W. Bush. More to the point — for those who want an adult relationship with our neighbour — there is now negligible political advantage in slamming the Americans during an election campaign.
Excerpts from the Literary Review of Canada September 2009 As a young boy I collected stamps, a hobby I shared with my paternal grandmother. Every Saturday we would delve into… Read more »
From Confederation on, Canadians have always been anxious to keep Uncle Sam at arm’s length. Since 9/11, Uncle Sam has been more than happy to agree, creating a “real border.”
Now, we want back into Uncle Sam’s embrace – or at least into his pockets, so that we can share in his industry and investment. Protecting our gains will require a smart approach to integration, including a complementary approach on immigration and refugee policy; harmonization of standards and regulations; and a robust security arrangement that includes law enforcement, intelligence sharing and adding maritime and land forces to our continental air defence arrangement.
Excerpted From Policy Options September 2009 The road to Huntsville: restoring Canadian leadership on the global stage As host of next year’s summit of major world leaders in Huntsville (June… Read more »